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Major Golf Direct comes on board

Major Golf Direct comes on board

Jul 21st, 2018

Major Golf Direct was established in 2016 at Moreton Hills Golf Centre on the Wirral, and they are the latest brand to come on board to enjoy the party at the GolfPunk Clubhouse at the Carnoustie Pavilion and the Blu Restaurant. 

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Top 20 Best Players Never To Win A Major

Jul 18th, 2017

They might not thank us for reminding them but these guys, no matter how successful they were, no matter how much cash they made, never quite got over the line to join that elite club known as... Major Winners....

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Top six active players to have never won a Major

Apr 27th, 2017

After Sergio Garcia recently broke his major hoodoo at the Masters, we think it’s time that we revisited the list of current, active players that are still in search of their first major. 

Majorca golf get–away

Majorca golf get–away

Mar 16th, 2017

A secret sanctuary in southern Majorca, adults-only hotels Pure Salt Port Adriano and Pure Salt Garonda have re–opened this month with an exclusive golf package that will take guests to some of Europe’s best courses.

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Major deal for Jack Nicklaus

Feb 16th, 2016

Vietnam’s BRG Group and Nicklaus Design have signed a deal to develop golf courses in Vietnam. The contract will see Nicholas Design create courses in 22 different provinces of the country.

Rickie needs a Major

Rickie needs a Major

Jan 11th, 2016

Rickie Fowler has been making an impact this week with his new high-top spikes and training pants outfit, but he is acutely conscious that 2016 is going to be every bit as an important year as 2015, which was his break-through year.

PXG Make A Major Move

PXG Make A Major Move

Jan 4th, 2016

We knew Parsons Xtreme Golf were going to make a big noise in 2016, but we didn’t know they were going to ruckus this hard. The new upstart company have signed eight new players to their tour staff for the year including current Open Champion and double major winner Zach Johnson, former FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel, and double women Major Champion Christie Kerr. 

Rookie wins major Canadian sports award

Rookie wins major Canadian sports award

Dec 29th, 2015

Eighteen-year old Henderson’s success has not gone unnoticed, as she has just won The Canadian Press female athlete of the year. She picked up 21 votes (37 per cent) in the annual survey of editors and broadcasters from across the country.

Tiger:

Tiger: "I will win more majors"

Dec 26th, 2015

"Where do I see myself in the next five to 10 years? I am still playing golf at the highest level, winning tournaments and majors," Tiger wrote on his website.

Major renovation of Campo America

Major renovation of Campo America

Feb 20th, 2019

Situated in the foothills of the beautiful Mijas Mountains with breath-taking views of the stunning Andalusian countryside, La Cala’s superb 54-hole resort offers an idyllic rural retreat just 20 minutes from Marbella and only 30 minutes from Malaga airport.

Margot Robbie to play Jan Stephenson in major golf movie

Margot Robbie to play Jan Stephenson in major golf movie

Oct 22nd, 2018

It's been quite a week for original Swingin Siren Jan Stephenson. First, it was announced that she is finally going to be inducted into Golf's Hall Of Fame, And now it emerges she is to be immortalised in a movie about her life. Played by none other than fellow Australian Margo Robbie.

Finca Cortesin enjoys major rise in new European golf rankings

Finca Cortesin enjoys major rise in new European golf rankings

Sep 13th, 2018

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa’s decision to become the first course in Spain to relay its greens with a new variety of Bermuda grass has received a glowing endorsement after the exclusive resort moved into the top 10 of Golf World magazine’s updated rankings list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.

In the gym with major champion Jordan Spieth

In the gym with major champion Jordan Spieth

Aug 17th, 2018

When you meet Jordan Spieth, what strikes you isn’t a win-at-all costs, day-in and day-out grind type of athlete. Calm, cool and unendingly polite, he smiles and introduces himself, a firm handshake belying a lean and lithe 6-foot-1 frame.

More major success for Mizuno irons

More major success for Mizuno irons

Aug 14th, 2018

Mizuno is celebrating again after its JPX900 Tour forged irons were used to win the USPGA Championship at Bellerive CC in St Louis, Missouri.  

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

Pro V1 continues Titleist's major run

Pro V1 continues Titleist's major run

Jul 25th, 2018

Titleist’s Major domination continued in dramatic fashion at the 147th Open Championship, with victory for Francesco Molinari marking the sixth consecutive win for the #1 ball in golf at a Major Championship. The remarkable Major run stretches back to the 2017 US Open.

Hublot celebrates Patrick Reed's maiden major

Hublot celebrates Patrick Reed's maiden major

Apr 10th, 2018

Hublot Ambassador, Patrick Reed, highlighted his prodigious talent and battling spirit with a maiden Major victory at The Masters Tournament, sealing his place in the annals of golfing history alongside the greatest players ever to have played the game. 

adidas Golf Announces Player Apparel for Year’s First Major

adidas Golf Announces Player Apparel for Year’s First Major

Apr 3rd, 2018

 adidas Golf has announced the polos to be worn by the world’s top players – defending champion Sergio Garcia, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and world No. 3 Jon Rahm – who will be making their way around the course in Augusta next week in search of a win at the year’s first major. 

The Belfry scoops two major industry accolades

The Belfry scoops two major industry accolades

Mar 3rd, 2018

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has further underlined its status as one of the world’s leading golf resorts after it  was recognised with ‘Gold Flag’ status at the 59club awards ceremony, whilst its Director of Courses & Estates Angus Macleod was also named Greenkeeper of the Year.

Big Max makes major progress at Chambers Bay

Big Max makes major progress at Chambers Bay

Feb 15th, 2018

Our friends over at Big Max are feeling more than a but chuffed withh themselves, and rightly so, as their rental carts have been selected by US Open venue Chambers Bay no less.  

Major winners support Sentosa Golf Club's

Major winners support Sentosa Golf Club's

Jan 21st, 2018

Major winners Sergio Garcia and Louis Oosthuizen, as well as Asian Tour No.1 Gavin Green, have joined forces to lend their support to #KeepItGreen, a campaign created by host venue Sentosa Golf Club in order to tackle two of golf’s most important issues: environmental sustainability and participation growth.  

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

The 2017 Rolex ANNIKA Major Award

Sep 3rd, 2017

Evian Resort, France, is to welcome the top 120 female golfers in the world from 14-17 September for The Evian Championship, the last Major of the season, where, at the end of the tournament, the top performer in the Majors over the 2017 season will receive the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award.    

   Amazing Grace makes Major history at Royal Birkdale

Amazing Grace makes Major history at Royal Birkdale

Jul 22nd, 2017

The golfing history books have just been rewritten at Royal Birkdale as Branden Grace shot a sensational 62 at The Open Championship to break the record for the lowest round at a Major Championship.

Major changes at the Belfry

Major changes at the Belfry

May 19th, 2017

The Belfry is planning to expand its rooms by more than a third, replace its Bel Air nightclub with a luxury spa, create a new 500–seat conference facility and a new indoor waterpark.

Ed's Letter: Sergio's major marathon mastered

Ed's Letter: Sergio's major marathon mastered

Apr 10th, 2017

It was 74th time lucky for the man who had determined that he would never win a major because he just wasn't "good enough". All evidence to the contrary Sergio. You the man. 

Lamkin Introduces Majors Edition Z5 and SINK Grips

Lamkin Introduces Majors Edition Z5 and SINK Grips

Mar 29th, 2017

Lamkin is celebrating the first Major of the golf season with the release of special edition Majors Z5 and SINK grips which echo the unmistakable green and yellow colour scheme of Augusta.     

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Major growth for AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open

Mar 22nd, 2017

The biggest field of professionals in the history of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will gather at The Heritage Golf Club this November for the third outing of a tournament that will also now take up a premier place on the international golf calendar.

Major bank fraud hits Golf Club

Major bank fraud hits Golf Club

Jul 15th, 2016

Hull Golf Club in Yorkshire has become the victim of what is thought to be, financially, the biggest bank fraud to have hit the golf industry ever.

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Jun 13th, 2016

She might only be 5 foot 4, but 18-year-old Brooke Henderson smashes it past virtually everyone else on tour. And she's just won the LPGA!

Is it Sergio’s time for a Major?

Is it Sergio’s time for a Major?

Jun 5th, 2016

As the second Major of the golf season looms with the US Open kicking off on June 13th, speculation on a potential winner has started. And this is why Sergio is fancied.

Another major clanger from The Trump

Another major clanger from The Trump

May 22nd, 2016

Donald Trump took time out from his busy schedule running for the US Presidency to show his appreciation for Colin Montgomerie turning up at Trump Turnberry. And then he dropped a major clanger. What doesn't Trump know about golf?!

Italy launches major golf tourism drive

Italy launches major golf tourism drive

May 11th, 2016

Italy - the sleeping giant of European golf - is to launch its greatest ever co-ordinated golf tourism initiative this summer under the Italy Golf & More brand.

Major places up for grabs at The Olympics!

Major places up for grabs at The Olympics!

Apr 5th, 2016

Now who's interested? In a move that is bound to turn tour pro heads and have them queuing up for 5 ring tattoos, the PGA has announced that golf medal winners at the Olympics will receive exemptions to all majors in 2017.

2019 USPGA tee times & pairings

2019 USPGA tee times & pairings

May 14th, 2019

Tiger Woods, in his first outing since his Masters victory will be teeing it up with Francesco Molinari and title holder, Brooks Koepka, for the opening two rounds of this week’s US PGA Championship.

Lexi Thompson exclusive photo shoot

Lexi Thompson exclusive photo shoot

Jan 20th, 2019

When Lexi Thompson decided she wanted to rid herself of the 'little girl on the big tour' image, who she gonna call? That's right, GolfPunk!! Here's our exclusive photo/video shoot with the world number 4!!!!

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

I Hate You, Tom Watson!

Nov 7th, 2018

When I was a hot headed and slightly greasy 14 year old, I hated Tom Watson. I mean I hated him.

Padraig Harrington takes us to his man cave

Padraig Harrington takes us to his man cave

Dec 14th, 2017

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington invites us 'All Back To Mine', shows us his trophy rooms, reveals how to win majors from the wrong side of the draw, shows us his meditation area and then how to hit the most ridiculous trick shots, including his Happy Gilmore...

Padraig Harrington Trick Shot

Padraig Harrington Trick Shot

Nov 7th, 2017

Three time major winner Padraig Harrington invites us 'All Back To Mine' and treats us to ice creams, diet coke, table tennis and a trick shot spectacular...

When GolfPunk met Tiger Woods. When Tiger was 17?

When GolfPunk met Tiger Woods. When Tiger was 17?

Nov 1st, 2017

GolfPunk looks back to 1994 – a time when a humble journalist from London could actually get Tiger Woods on the phone at his house and get his mum to haul him out of the shower to speak to you... 

Representing: Byron Nelson

Representing: Byron Nelson

May 21st, 2017

On Tuesday, September 26, 2006, when ‘Lord’ Byron was found dead on the porch of his ranch, golf not only lost one of its brightest and most respected heroes, but also the last remaining link to a bygone era – a Golden Age when Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Jimmy Demaret vied with Nelson for parity on the burgeoning PGA Tour.

ANA Inspiration 2017

ANA Inspiration 2017

Mar 29th, 2017

This week sees the first women’s golf major of the year at the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hill Country Club, Rancho Mirage. But how are Britain’s leading contenders shaping up?

Rickie Fowler's scripting

Rickie Fowler's scripting

Mar 27th, 2017

When it comes to the first major of the year, Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines each day in apparel from PUMA Golf’s Spring Summer ‘17 Collection.

A Quick Getaway to Spain: Monte Mayor

A Quick Getaway to Spain: Monte Mayor

Mar 5th, 2017

The one thing you can’t accuse us of at GP is treading a well-worn path on your behalf. This is why we you’re just as likely to find us playing scratchy municipal courses as submerged in golf Jacuzzis filled with Dom Perignon.

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Play like Jack Nicklaus

Jan 21st, 2017

It's Jack Nicklaus's 77th birthday. Jack made a habit of winning whether he was swinging well or not. This is something everyone can learn from...

Rio Mayor has assets frozen over Olympic GC

Rio Mayor has assets frozen over Olympic GC

Dec 10th, 2016

Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes has vowed to appeal a judge’s decision to freeze his assets after it was alleged he waived an environmental fee for a company that built the golf course used at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Michael Jordan thinks Tiger should retire

Michael Jordan thinks Tiger should retire

Apr 22nd, 2016

Basketball icon Michael Jordan, a friend of Tiger Woods, issued some strong comments in an article in which ESPN.com detailed Woods' deep decline following the death of his father in 2006. Oh, and his rather public fall from grace in 2009.

ANA Inspiration Betting Tips

ANA Inspiration Betting Tips

Mar 30th, 2016

This week I'm skipping the Shell Houston Open, and betting on the first Major of the season. It’s the LPGA's ANA Inspiration, formerly known as the Kraft Nabisco. The first Women’s Major of the year. 

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger

Dec 5th, 2015

Jack Nicklaus has entered the Tiger Woods fray, but with some pretty upbeat comments. Nicklaus told CNN that he believed that Tiger could still challenge in golf's top tournaments, including the four majors held each year - of which he has won 14 since 1997, but none since 2008.

Jordan on the Olympics

Jordan on the Olympics

Nov 25th, 2015

Jordan Speith will be treating the Olympics in 2016 as if were  “a fifth major.” And he really wants to enjoy the whole experience, which is what the Olympics is all about for competitors. 

Kingsbarns Wins

Kingsbarns Wins

Nov 18th, 2015

Kingsbarns Golf Links has, for the second successive year, been recognised with a major hospitality and tourism award.

Phil Mickelson Drops Out Of World's Top 25

Phil Mickelson Drops Out Of World's Top 25

Nov 9th, 2015

It’s the end of an era. When the Official World Golf Rankings get announced later today, Phil Mickelson will have dropped out of the top 25 for the first time in 20 years. 

Martin Kaymer VS Nico Rosberg

Martin Kaymer VS Nico Rosberg

Oct 21st, 2015

Two-time major winner Martin Kaymer. F1 Superstar Nico Rosberg. Meeting on a race track in a Mercedes-AMG GT S. There's only ever going to be one winner. Isn't there?

Wentworth announces massive overhaul

Wentworth announces massive overhaul

Oct 20th, 2015

Wentworth's no riff-raff policy is getting a serious ramp-up. and it looks like it's going to be even harder and more expensive to get a round at Wentworth. 

A Quick Livener

A Quick Livener

Oct 12th, 2015

Monday Morning Quick Livener: What Helped Our Gravy and Bunched Our Arse This Weekend...

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Sep 13th, 2015

Boom: New Zealand's Lydia Ko has become the youngest ever winner of a major, winning the Evian Championship. Lydia was 18 years and four months old when she bagged the victory yesterday, six months younger than the previous holder of that record, Morgan Pressel.

US PGA CHAMPIONSHIP FASHION SPECIAL: RICKIE FOWLER

US PGA CHAMPIONSHIP FASHION SPECIAL: RICKIE FOWLER

Aug 12th, 2015

Rickie Fowler is one of the hottest players in the game, and this week at the PGA Championship he'll loook one of the sharpest too. While still wearing his Puma Sunday orange, the OSU alumni has really stepped up his game on the course this year.

This week's US PGA Championship Top Tips

This week's US PGA Championship Top Tips

Aug 11th, 2015

Dust yourself down, and get back in the mix, and in the words of Michael Barrymore, I’ve got a bit of top, middle and bottom for you this week.  Otherwise translated as shorty, middle of the pack, and a ‘buy a house’ outsider. So enough of the waffle and off to Whistling Straits, where Dustin knows how expensive those ‘bunkers’ can be!